When is it right to tell a secret? When Anne, a young country girl who lives in the beautiful countryside of South Carolina meets Catherine, a pretty and wealthy new girl in town, they become unlikely friends. Everything seems perfect until Catherine confides in Anne a secret too big to keep. When schoolmates learn of her secret, it threatens to tear apart not only her friendship but Catherine's family as well. The Secret of Misty Mountain will resonate with anyone who has ever been sworn to secrecy too big for them to bear.
The Secret of Misty Mountain is Bowen’s first book based on her upbringing in the Carolinas. Ms. Bowen is a self described story-teller who creates believable characters and settings for her young children and extended family. She focuses on characters that appeal to both boys and girls ages 7-12.